Interview on Sky News PM Agenda with David Speers

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News PM Agenda with David Speers Topics: English language testing standards for international students; Higher education reform 12/10/2017 16:40 David Speers: Simon Birmingham, thanks very much for your time this afternoon. So, how big a problem is this? How many students, foreign students, in Australia can’t really speak adequate English…

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Doorstop Interview, Hobart

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop Interview, Hobart Topics: English language testing standards for international students; Automated marking of NAPLAN tests 12/10/2017 09:00AM Phil Honeywood: Ladies and gentlemen, for the third year in a row we’ve had the privilege of hosting the Minister here at the largest international education conference in the southern hemisphere, and the Minister has…

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Interview on Triple M Hobart, breakfast with Dave Noonan and Al Plath

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Triple M Hobart, breakfast with Dave Noonan and Al Plath Topics: English language testing standards for international students 12/10/2017 06:37AM Dave Noonan: We’ve got a surprise early morning visitor; the Minister for Education- Federal Minister for Education, Simon Birmingham. Good morning, Simon. Simon Birmingham: Good morning guys, great to be with…

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Interview on 3AW Breakfast with Ross Stevenson and John Burns

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 3AW Breakfast with Ross Stevenson and John Burns Topics: English language testing standards for international students 12/10/2017 07:50AM Ross Stevenson: There’s a fair chance that the emergency wards at most Melbourne hospitals are currently full of university administrators who are in there with central chest pain having read the fact that…

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Interview on Channel 9 TODAY with Karl Stefanovic

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 9 TODAY with Karl Stefanovic Topics: Tony Abbott; English language testing standards for international students 12/10/2017 06:20AM Karl Stefanovic: Welcome back to the program. Well, all foreign students will be forced to pass tough new English language exams before they can study in Australian universities. Education Minister Simon Birmingham is…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with David Bevan Topics: Commonwealth scholarships for South Australia; Energy reliability 11/10/2017 08:35AM David Bevan: Nick Champion, Labor Member for Wakefield, is in our studio. Good morning, Nick. Nick Champion: Good morning. David Bevan: And on the phone line, Simon Birmingham, federal Minister for Education and Training.…

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